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CHAPTER OFFICERS
President Robert Opthof USMC
Vice President Jim Ernst USA
Secretary Russ Surbrook USA
Treasurer(emeritus)Franc Connor USN Ret
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ernie Wilson USA Ret.
Keith Seitzer USMC
Gary Hufford USA
Gary Thorpe USA
Cecil Smith USAF
OUR TWO LOCAL MEDAL OF HONOR AWARDS
TO VIEW HIT ON NAME
SGT.ALVIN C YORK
1ST/SGT MILO LEMBERT
CHAPTER 1015 is one of 650 Chapters nation wide. There are 48 State Councils. The VVA has more than 75,000 members. Founded in 1978,
Vietnam Veterans of America is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered
and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. VVA is organized as a not-for-profit corporation
and is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Service Code
Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty
(for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961, and May 7, 1975,
or in any duty location between August 5, 1964, and May 7, 1975.,
Next Board of Directors Meetings Is October 23, 2017
Next Regular Meeting Is September 25, 2017
All Chapter Meetings Are Held At The Senior Citizens Of Cumberland County.
The Center Is Located At 1460 South Main St.
It Is Right Next To The American Legion.
Board Of Directors Meet The Next To Last Monday of The Month.
Regular Meeting are The Last Monday Of The Month. Meetings 1800 Hours, With Social Hour 1700 Hours.
THE MILITARY MEMORIAL MUSEUM ON MAIN ST. CROSSVILLE IS IN NEED OF HELP.
THEY
URGENTLY NEED VOLUNTEERS TO MAN THE MUSEUM IN 3 HOUR SHIFTS ONE PER WEEK
MONDAYS THROUGH FRIDAYS FROM 9am-3pm. IF YOU WOULD BE INTERESTED IN HELPING.
PLEASE CALL MUSEUM DIRECTOR @ 931-510-7692
THE CHAPTER WILL HOLD BINGO AT FAIR PARK SENIOR CENTER THE FOLLOWING DATES
September 29th
DECEMBER 29TH
SEPTEMBER 17-21, 2017 The Vietnam War is a ten-part, 18-hour
documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
that will air on PBS in September 2017. it will also air September 24-28,2017
Check your local station for Comcast WKOP Knoxville
for Charter WCTE Cookeville.
OCTOBER 16 , 2017 Chapter breakfast at Shoneys at 9:00AM. There were 20
at the last one let's beat it this time.
Christmas Party
December 18th @ R Place Lake Tansi From 5:00 PM To 7:00pm

From 5:00 PM To 7:00pm
VVA Application ~~ Fillable AVVA Application~~ Local Killed in Action~~ Members Only~~ National VVA~~ National AVVA
~~ Links ~~ A Salute To Our Fallen~~ State VVA~~ Who We Are~~ Links~~ The VA ~~
VA Benefits
~~ VVA Constitution ~~ By-Laws~~ Deceased Members ~~ Lake Tansi Dedication
LOCAL KIA VIETNAM
S/SGT Beryl Blaylock USAF 4/26/68~~ S/SGT Fredrick Hassler USA 12/30/69~~ PFC Johnny Lee USA KIA 5/10/67~~
"BU-2 Jerry Baxter Edmonds USN KIA 12/31/1970~~S/SGT Moses Tabor USMC 11/22/65
~~ SGT. David Holmes USA 7/16/66~~ 1ST SGT Nelson Henry USA 10/28/67~~ SP4 Lynn Hayes USA 5/17/67~~
L/Cpl Jack Sutton USMC 4/24/67~~
The DAV Post #32 of Crossville has free transportation to the VA Hospital in Murfreesboro and Nashville.
You must have all your appointments before NOON to ride, as the van must leave there by 1:00PM.
Days are as follows Monday, Wednesday free transportation to Murfreesboro
and on Tuesday and Thursday to Nashville.
You must call DAV (931)456-5475 for a ride before
NOON THE THURSDAY THE WEEK BEFORE THE APPOINTMENT